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Chapter 14

Other Uses of Tomato By-products

Tomato is one of the most widely consumed food crops worldwide. During the processing of tomato fruits, which requires various unit operations, significant quantities of by-products and waste are generated. Recent industry requirements have led to research efforts with a strong focus on food waste valorization. This has become a potential alternative to the disposal of a wide range of food residues. The present chapter reviews and discusses various opportunities which can be exploited for the utilization of tomato by-products and waste as a high-value product.

Print publication date: 09 Jan 2019
Copyright year: 2019
Print ISBN: 978-1-78801-396-3
PDF eISBN: 978-1-78801-624-7
ePub eISBN: 978-1-78801-687-2